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According to the CDC’s NIOSH,
studies have found the number of Americans “extremely stressed at
work” range between 29% to 40%.
The holidays are coming!
This can be a stressful time of year, as we try to get things done at work
so we can have more time to plan travel and entertaining at home. Plus
there may be some stress related to planning a holiday bash at work and
shopping for or ordering gifts too.
How can we cut back on
some of the stress during this time of year or at any time when we feel
stress is getting to us? Below are a few on-line options where
articles or ideas may be found to help with different stress needs.
The Stress Reliever Personality Test
"How to Deal With Stress at Work"
"How To Deal With Holiday
List of more articles at
And postings for work stress or anger at
This section is
most often used for team activities or meeting icebreakers. However,
during the holiday season I sometimes like to share a tried-n-true recipe
that might be appropriate for an office or team party, or made larger
for a group or department pot luck meal.
Since I am
not sure of your recipe needs for the holiday, I decided to give links to
some great recipe sites for holiday ideas. You can search these for
the main course, side dishes, or dessert ideas, as well as elegant or
simple options. Also look for recipes you can do with children to add
to the festivities.
Want to see your computer as more than just a machine
that makes your job easier? You can use your computer for work,
relaxation, learning, and sharing. Since we already understand using
the computer for work, let's discuss the other three. You can relax on
the computer by listening to internet music or watching videos on-line.
There are also lots of joke sites and blogs with interesting stories to
read. (Just don't get carried away with too much fun stuff, especially when
Reading can lead us to learning.
We can easily do
research on the web using
Wikipedia and search engines that help us find links to great websites,
articles, and books. So what do you do with what you read in order to
experience the sharing? Many articles and blogs allow you to comment
in order to ask a question or share your personal experience with others.
Or you may choose to share with others you know by emailing the web link you found
interesting to them. There are also lots of social networking sites where you can get to know
other people and share common interests too.
"Stress is not what happens to us. It's our
response to what happens. And response is something we can choose." -
For the holiday season, consider
effective meetings for your 2008 business giving.
R.A!R.A! A Meeting Wizard's Approach
Find RARA reviews and summaries at
More suggestions for business books as a gift or ideas to create business
For Team 2,
For New Manager/Leader
Multi-Contributor Blog "To Be Productive" at
Review this blog, add your comments and
suggestions to those by the blog writers, guests, and other
Introduce the Meeting Wizard's
ideas at your next meeting or training session using free videos from YouTube!
Humorous and relevant tips on YouTube to improve meetings.
Click topics below to watch videos on YouTube.
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